AMHERST, Mass. – The online graduate nursing program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been ranked third in the nation in the latest survey of online programs from U.S. News & World Report.
According to the magazine, 103 schools were included in the process and factors used in weighted form were student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer reputation and admissions selectivity.
The UMass Amherst program received an overall score of 96 out of a possible 100 and a 100 for it faculty credentials and training. The program also received 97 out of 100 for its admissions selectivity.
UMass Amherst’s online master’s in nursing program was ranked 12th nationally in 2013.